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I have only 1 active Campaign with 1 Adgroup having 2 keywords, one of them is paused.
both the keywords are phrase match. but i still get the" Ad not showing because ad already showing for a keyword".
Please help this is my first time with adwords

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Hi @Shawn R

 

If you have only one campaign, adgroup, and keyword, you can ignore this message. Maybe, you have paused your other keyword just some time ago. It might be one reason for you seeing that message. 

 

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Hmm that doesn't sound quite right.  A few questions:

 

- What type of AdWords campaign? Is it a search campaign, or display?

- Where are you getting this message, is it from hovering over the ad status bubble on the "Ads" page?

- Is it correct that you only have one keyword active, the other keyword is paused (greyed out)?

- Is the exact text of the message you are getting?  What are you doing to see that message?

 

Thanks, with a little bit more information we may be able to assist.

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Hi @Shawn R

 

If you have only one campaign, adgroup, and keyword, you can ignore this message. Maybe, you have paused your other keyword just some time ago. It might be one reason for you seeing that message. 

 

Thanks
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Steve B wrote:

Hmm that doesn't sound quite right.  A few questions:

 

- What type of AdWords campaign? Is it a search campaign, or display?

- Where are you getting this message, is it from hovering over the ad status bubble on the "Ads" page?

- Is it correct that you only have one keyword active, the other keyword is paused (greyed out)?

- Is the exact text of the message you are getting?  What are you doing to see that message?

 

Thanks, with a little bit more information we may be able to assist.


1.Search

2.Yes

3.Yes

4.Yes, Adgroup->ad->hover over status(approved).  alternatively keyword->hover over status

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Ratan-Jha wrote:

Hi @Shawn R

 

If you have only one campaign, adgroup, and keyword, you can ignore this message. Maybe, you have paused your other keyword just some time ago. It might be one reason for you seeing that message. 

 

Thanks
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Its been about 12 hours since i paused all the other campaigns, that error message still persists.

Ad not showing because ad already showing for a keyword

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From the "Details" button, suggest you try running the "Keyword diagnosis" and see if that provides different, or additional information.  

 

@Ratan-Jha likely nailed it, probably just some more time needs to elapse. Some AdWords feature & reporting server-side scripts/events run on longer time intervals, e.g. once in a 24 hr cycle.

Ad not showing because ad already showing for a keyword

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Ad, not keyword. How many ads do you have in the adgroup?

Tom

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